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Names of Common Drinks and Beverages in Italian

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This page provides information on the names of certain commonly used drinks and beverages in the Italian language.

This page provides information on the names of certain commonly used drinks and beverages in the Italian language.

Beverages are a significant part of our food. We consume several drinks for many reasons. Some of these are for fun, while others are consumed for health benefits. Consumption of some drinks also depends on seasons and weather conditions.

On this page, you will find a useful list of drinks and beverages in the Italian language. This might help those who want to visit an Italophone region. The Italian words for drinks have also been provided alongside their English translations in a list to help readers learn.

Names of common drinks and beverages in Italian

English Name Italian Name

Milk

Latte

Water

Acqua

Juice

Succo

Wine

Vino

Cold Drink

Bevanda Fredda

Tea

Decoction

Decotto

Vinegar

Aceto

Beer

Birra

Syrup

Sciroppo

Distilled Beverage

Bevanda Distillata

Milk

The name of milk in Italian is latte.

Water

The Italian word for water is acqua.

Juice

The name used for juice in Italian is succo.

Wine

The Italian word for wine is vino.

Cold Drink

If you want to ask anyone for a cold drink in Italian, you can say, "Dammi una bevanda fredda."

Tea

The name for tea in Italian is tè.

Decoction

The Italian name for a decoction is decotto.

Vinegar

Vinegar is called aceto in Italian.

Beer

The word for beer in Italian is birra.

Syrup

The name for syrup in the Italian language is sciroppo.

Distilled Beverage

Distilled beverage translates to bevanda distillata in Italian.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. Which is the Italian name of wine?
    • Vino
    • Decotto
  2. What would you call syrup in the Italian language?
    • Sciroppo
    • Aceto
  3. What is the Italian word for beer?
    • Birra
    • Succo
  4. Which of the following words would be used for water in Italian?
    • Acqua
    • Latte
  5. The Italian translation of the word distilled beverage is bevanda distillata.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Vino
  2. Sciroppo
  3. Birra
  4. Acqua
  5. True

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